BIO



Artist name:  JULIJA TUMELYTE 

Birth date: 1986 10 25 
Birth place: Vilnius, Lithuania
Nationality: Lithuanian

Education:
2009 - 2011 Master of Fine Arts, study programme - Monumental Arts, specialization - Stained Glass, Vilnius Academy of Arts, state university, Lithuania.
2005 - 2009 Bachelor of Fine Arts, study programme - Monumental Arts, specialization - Stained Glass, Vilnius Academy of Arts, state university, Lithuania.

Additional studies / courses:

2018 On going contemporary French language B courses in University of Vilnius. Free listener programme, autumn semester.
2018 Ceramic technologies #3 course in Vilnius Academy of Arts,  Free listener programme, spring semester.
2017 Ceramic technologies #2 course in Vilnius Academy of Arts,  Free listener programme, spring semester.
2016 French language B1 courses in University of Vilnius. Free listener programme, spring semester. 
2015 French language A2 courses in “EIFFEL-Centre de formation linguistique française”, autumn.
2011 Pedagogic qualification for teaching Fine Arts and Technologies, Vilnius Academy of Arts. 
2010 A semester of exchange studies in Jutland Art Academy, KUNO/NORD PLUS program, Aarhus, Denmark.
2008 - 2009 Erasmus exchange studies in University of Sunderland, United Kingdom. Architectural glass, hot and kiln glass, Fine Art, spring semester.
2007 Graphic design essentials, additional one semester studies, Vilnius Academy of Arts.
2000 - 2004 Justinas Vienožinkis‘s School of Fine Arts, Vilnius.

Artistic practice :
Projects / workshops / exhibitions

2018 10 -  ongoing Painting’s solo exhibition “Jungle Toughness”, in “Ali Šokoladinė” confectionery house, Freedom avenue (Laisvės al.), Kaunas, Lithuania.
2018 05 - 09 Painting’s solo exhibition “Hope”, in “Ali Šokoladinė” confectionery house, Freedom avenue (Laisvės al.), Kaunas, Lithuania.
2018 02 Participant of ARTBOX.PROJECT New York 1.0 . My painting "BLUE-RED" was shown as a participant in "ARMORY ART WEEKS NEW YORK" on 5th-16th of March 2018, New York, USA.
2017 06 Solo paintings exhibition in paintings art gallery "Paveikslai.lt", Vilnius, Lithuania.
2017 05 Solo paintings exhibition in paintings art gallery "Paveikslai.lt", Kaunas,  Lithuania.
2017 Attending “ADI” ceramic studio individual clay workshops, autumn/winter, Vilnius, Lithuania.
2016 Selective paintings exposition in the interior salon/ supply centre "Domus Galerija" together with project co-worker "SofaPigu.lt", Vilnius, Lithuania.
2016 Selective paintings exposition in "Picnic Bistro" cafeteria in "Vingis park", Vilnius, Lithuania.
2013 Six month creation process of large scale wall painting project “Spring” in public space on electricity building "Transformatorine" in S.Konarskio street, Vilnius. Wall painting was made for local community like one of youth's ideas winners. Vilnius, Lithuania. 1st photo in BIO.
2012 Took part in Vilnius municipality youth's ideas competition "Your idea for Vilnius" and became one of eleven winners with the colorful wall painting “Spring” idea.
2011 Participated in visiting artist’s Timon Hagen (the Netherlands) ceramic’s workshop in Vilnius Academy of Arts. Vilnius, Lithuania.
2011 Took part in Vilnius Academy of Arts exhibition of graduating students „Meno celės/Art cells“, Vilnius, Lithuania.
2010 Joint exhibition with students of Jutland Academy of Arts, Aarhus, Denmark. 
2010 Participated in artist Alexis O‘Hara‘s (USA) sound-art workshop, Jutland Academy of Arts, Aarhus, Denmark. 
2010 Participated in artist Nance Klehm‘s (USA) „Environmental creations” workshop, Jutland Academy of Arts, Aarhus, Denmark. 
2010 Participant in19th Vilnius Auction of Fine Arts, Vilnius, Lithuania.
2010 Participant in the „Literatu street project“ seeking to honor famous Lithuanian writers with artwork dedications, Literatų street (Writers street), Vilnius, Lithuania.
2009 Took part in Vilnius Academy of Arts graduating students exhibition „ Meno celės“/“Art cells“, Vilnius, Lithuania.
2009  Participant in the „Literatu street project“ seeking to honor famous Lithuanian writers with artwork dedications,  Literatų street (Writers street), Vilnius, Lithuania.
2008  Art festival „Pilies aidas 2008/The echo of the castle“ participant, Jurbarkas, Lithuania.
2006  Vilnius Academy of Arts student exhibition in Marius Katiliškis public library, Pasvalys, Lithuania.
2006 Vilnius Academy of Arts student exhibition in V.Grybas museum, Jurbarkas, Lithuania.

Important artworks:
Published / produced / public artwork

2018 My paining "United" became the cover for the Music Album "Mixed Blessing" by Juozas Martin. Participation with the painting in the album presentation at Vilnius Book Fair 2018, “Litexpo” exhibition space, Vilnius, Lithuania.
2018 03 09 Participation with the painting “United” in the Juozas Martin music album presentation concert at “Tamsta” music club, Vilnius, Lithuania.
2016 - 2018 about 50 my paintings were sold to individual art buyers / art collectors.
2015  Colourful glass mosaic illuminators for the private apartment in Vilnius.
2014  Glass awards for the short movie festival „KinoKolor“, #2
2013  Glass awards for the short movie festival „KinoKolor“, #1
2013  Accomplished Wall painting “Spring” in the public space, Konarskio street, Vilnius.
2013  Decorative large scale wall painting #3 in a private interior, Vilnius.
2012  Decorative large scale wall painting #2 in a private interior, Vilnius.
2011  Decorative large scale wall painting #1 in a private interior, Vilnius.
2011 „Dedication to Vilnius“, a glass artwork for “Vilnius square project” in public square, 
Tbilisi, Georgia.
2010  Dedications to Lithuanian writers:  Algimantas Baltakis (No. 107), Jonas Biliūnas (No. 109), „Literatų street project“. Three different glass artworks were made & installed into a wall, Literetų street, Vilnius.
2009  Dedications to Lithuanian artists Remigijus Audiejaitis and Mantas Gimžauskas (No. 5), „Literatų street project“. The glass artwork made & installed into a wall, Literatų street, Vilnius.

Personal interests: 
JOY / COLOURS / POSITIVE PEOPLE
Nature / forest / sea
Walking / Cycling / swimming
French / chocolate / morning 
Travel / taste / discover

CONTACTS: 
Julija Tumelyte
Modern Paintings
+37068037266
j.tumelyte@gmail.com